Making New Furniture From Old Timber
When an an old Building is demolished, it reveals incredibly beautiful wood
SAVE THE TIMBERS NYC
The furniture supports the work of Save The Timbers NYC – a non-profit that applies dendrochronology (aka tree ring science) to the salvaged lumber of dismantled 19th and early 20th c. buildings in NYC. The old growth woods provide a rare glimpse into past climate and may help to validate the fact that the earth is warming.
Making New Climate Data From Old Lumber
When an old building is demolished, its construction materials can reveal the secrets of the past.
By Riva Galchen
Save The Timbers NYC
By Sandra Beltrao .